study reviews the current scenario of higher education in India and the need
to bring about a qualitative change in Higher Educational Institutions HEIs .
As HEIs have become more accountable to stakeholders, they need to be pro
active in bringing change to sustain the existing international competition.
The major responsibility, of bringing about this qualitative change in the
HEIs, lies upon its academic leaders. However, academic leaders face a number
of challenges in initiating this change. Thus, this study intends to propose
Heifetz's adaptive leadership model, which could be adopted by the academic
leaders, as the primary process for initiating the required change. In
keeping with the above, a few academic leaders from HEIs in Pune were interviewed
to determine how they Conceptualize leadership and see themselves in
leadership roles. Effect leadership and institutional change in the areas of
faculty development, students' development, education programmes, external
relations and internal operations and the challenges there in. Could apply
the Heifetz's Adaptive Leadership Model as a primary process for initiating
change in order to mellow down the challenges faced by the academic leaders
in bringing about the institutional change. |
By Dr. Shalaka Parker | Prof. Mrs. Viral S Ahire "Role of Academic Leadership in Bringing about a Transformational Change in the Organizational Behavior of Hei's in India"
Published in International Journal of Trend in Scientific Research and Development (ijtsrd), ISSN: 2456-6470, Volume-3 | Issue-5 , August 2019,
Paper URL https://www.ijtsrd.com/management/general-management/26598/role-of-academic-leadership-in-bringing-about-a-transformational-change-in-the-organizational-behavior-of-hei%E2%80%99s-in-india/dr-shalaka-parker